MSPBlock


interpret the argument variables and replace in the body


if any of the variables do not have values, defvalue is returned

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  • This is one of the key ways to work with variables from the HTTP request.
  • MSPBlock takes each of the variables var_i, interprets them, and then replaces any occurrences in body with the interpreted value.
  • If any variables do not have values, an empty string is returned.
  • The following exceptions can be thrown by MSPBlock.
  • MSPException["ParseError"]if the value cannot be interpreted by Mathematica
    MSPException["SecurityError"]if the value does not pass the security test
    MSPException["ValueError"]if the value is not a string, this indicates a programmatic error by the page author
    MSPException["VariableError"]if the variable is not a Mathematica symbol, this indicates a programmatic error by the page author

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You can simulate how the function works by installing and loading the package and setting the security content.

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Here the variable $$var is assigned to the value "5+7"; note that the value is a string.

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When MSPBlock evaluates, all occurrences of $$var are replaced by its interpreted value.

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If the input value cannot be interpreted, an MSPException is thrown.

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If the input value does not pass the security test, an MSPException is thrown.

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Input can also be given in MathML.

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